The All-Star Jam

Can plays and players save baseball from itself?

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The message during the all-star break is that baseball is in great shape in terms of competition and emerging talent. Unfortunately, the people charged with getting that message out are likely to drop the ball.

Martin Johnson is a New York writer.

Martin Johnson writes about music for the Wall Street Journal, basketball for Slate and beer for Eater, and he blogs at both the Joy of Cheese and Rotations. Follow him on Twitter.

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